New schools boost education
Dodge City is home to several new and renovated schools, demonstrating the community’s commitment to education as one of its most important assets.
Dodge City recently completed Ross Elementary School to help relieve overcrowding and improve the elementary experience. The new school has 25 rooms, including four classrooms for each grade level and currently houses nearly 400 students in kindergarten through fourth grade.
With over 5,800 students in the district (Kansas Unified School District 443), nearly 1,700 students attend a new state-of-the-art High School, one of the largest in square footage in the state.
The community is working on a new middle school bond issue to provide more room for its over 800 middle school students. Over 3,250 elementary and 500 Kindergarten students attend eight elementary schools and a newly-renovated combined fifth and sixth grade center.
There is also a Pre-Kindergarten early childhood education center with Head Start program. There are also alternative High School and Adult Education opportunities.
With nearly 1,150 employees, the Dodge City school system offers quality education in updated facilities.